Healthiest State Summit

Call for Spotlight Presentations

Submission Details:
Final selections will be based on the quality and clarity of the abstract, as well as relevance of the described content to the overall Summit theme.

Presentation topics should be based on the following objective:

  • Identify your responsibility for incorporating an equity lens in your practice.
    • Abstract suggestions for this objective:
      • Centering the voices of those most impacted by inequity
      • Shifting narrative and communications to support equity
      • Addressing structural racism
      • Advancing health equity policy
      • Using data for action
      • Building equity-oriented coalitions and alliances


Submission Deadline: 

Abstracts must be submitted electronically by June 1, 2018. Late or manual submissions will not be reviewed.


Abstract guidelines:

  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically, using the Submission form below.
  • The content described in the abstract must be appropriate for a 30-minute oral presentation (including question and answer period). Abstract reviewers will make the final determination regarding format, including the potential for posters, videos, etc.
  • Abstracts must include 2-3 learning objectives for your presentation.
  • Presenter biosketch(es) must be provided as part of the submission process. Biosketches are not required for any contributors who will not be presenting. PLEASE NOTE: Presenters applying for 30 minute presentations can have no more than 1 presenter for their session.
  • If your abstract is accepted for presentation, you MUST register for the Summit. Submission of an abstract implies a commitment to make the presentation at the Summit.